Annual Impact Meeting

Please join us for Moorelands Kids’ Annual Impact Meeting – April 21st at 5:30 pm. This meeting will be held on Zoom. RSVP to receive the link. Consider joining us early, at 5 pm, on April 21st, to visit our virtual program offerings. HOW TO USE ZOOM You may choose to install the Zoom application […]

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Fundraise Online – Be a Send a Kid To Camp SUPERHERO

Moorelands Kids; Send a Kid to Camp (SAK) fundraising campaign kicks off in early spring and we’re looking for volunteers to help us fundraise online to support campers this summer. We all have unique strengths to share and there are different ways you can help send camp to kids! Please consider becoming an online SAK […]

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Announcing Moorelands Festive Fridays!

Moorelands Festive Fridays – monthly camp meet-ups are another new initiative for Moorelands Kids to keep our campers connected year-round! In fall 2020 we launched a new Family Fun Night on the last Friday of every month and the event name was recently selected through a camper contest. So far families have enjoyed online bingo, […]

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Moorelands Kids Rated One of Canada’s Top 100 Charities!

We are so proud to announce that we have been rated one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities in 2020 by Charity Intelligence (Ci)! Here’s what Ci say about theirTop 100 rated charities for 2020: “Most giving today is based on a charity’s name recognition, supported by massive fundraising campaigns, often costing tens of millions of […]

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Christmas Sharing – Adapting to Overcome!

By David Borsook, Camp Director and Christmas Sharing Coordinator I wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who went above and beyond to support our families at the end of last year. The COVID-19 pandemic meant a lot of changes to Christmas Sharing. Contactless drop-off/ pick-up and social distancing measures were in place […]

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Behind the Scenes at Baby Bundles

By Danielle Buller, Baby Bundles Coordinator Baby Bundles is the longest-running program at Moorelands Kids – we’ve been supporting new moms in need since 1912! Our program runs in partnership with 13 other community agencies supporting marginalized moms who are seeking community supports.   Moms in need of assistance are able to access the program by […]

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Online Programs Help Kids Overcome

Since March 30, 2020, Moorelands Kids has been offering online programs to our kids. We asked our kids how our programs helped them overcome the challenges of the pandemic and here’s what they had to say. How online programs help kids “The pandemic’s changed the way I go to school and means I have to […]

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2020 in Review

Taking a look back at all we achieved together in the strange year that was 2020… “Typically a child’s world is very small, but even they know that the world is an uncertain place;” These true, even prescient words from our Executive Director started her letter to you in our last Stakeholders’ Impact Report.  And […]

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THANK YOU FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

You are Amazing! This past Holiday Season was difficult for many in our community, here’s how the support of our 262 Christmas Sharing donors helped lift people up and overcome challenges: 163 Families provided with gifts, grocery support 337 Children given gifts and Moorelands’ 3 ply masks 313 Baby Bundles provided to newborns and their […]

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Overcoming the challenges of COVID – ED’s Report Winter 2021

I wanted to express my heartfelt gratitude for your support in 2020. In a year where Canadians reported they were giving 37% less to charities due to Covid-19 and the economic shutdown to flatten the curve, the Moorelands Kids family stood strong in support of the children we serve. February is the month of love […]

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Language and Tools to Make a Legacy Gift

We’re here for you. We can help you make a meaningful gift and leave more for your family– both –so let’s have a conversation. Please speak with Maureen Lewis, 416-466-9987 Ext.307 or mlewis@moorelands.ca to discuss how. Legacy, or Planned Gifts are an important part of the Moorelands Kids’ giving tradition.  Your legacy can have a […]

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How We’re Making Christmas Sharing Pandemic Safe

Moorelands Kids is continuing to update our COVID-19 pandemic safety procedures based on the most up-to-date advice from Toronto Public Health. We’re working hard to ensure that everyone in our community can stay safe while continuing to take part and participate in Moorelands Kids’ Christmas Sharing. We’re increasing the time between donor drop off and […]

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Sharing Kindness and Joy This Christmas

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the long-existing inequities in our city. For too many of our families, this upcoming festive season will be quite tough. Data from Toronto Public Health and ICES[1] demonstrates that lower income people, new immigrants and racialized Canadians are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19.  Our after-school programs are […]

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The Gift of Opportunity – ED’s Report Holiday 2020

“It’s not just about toys – you’re giving them tools to help with their future!” These words from one of our camper parents, Laurette, when discussing the value of Moorelands Kids’ Christmas Sharing, truly speak to the heart of what Moorelands Kids is all about. Your support of our programs can give kids so many […]

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Christmas Sharing – The Gift of Opportunity

When you take part in Christmas Sharing, you’re not just making the Holidays happen and spreading festive cheer, but you’re helping kindle a fire of ambition and purpose in the children we serve, setting them on a path to dream big and pursue their goals. Christmas Sharing – the gift of opportunity! Just ask Laurette […]

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